Jail

Asked over 2 years ago - Jacksonville, FL

Could I go to jail from traffic. Have u known people to go to jail from traffic court. Or they just force them to pay fine. I drove while license suspended twice. And they r good reason had to drive granddad to get medicine and other was taking mom to work. I have court for driving a car home after I bought it. Tag not matchin car n no registration. Will the judge or prosecutor want me to do jail time or pay fine. From uour experience.

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  1. Michael Leonard Mastrogiovanni

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    Answered . Driving while license suspended with knowledge is a second degree misdemeanor the first time and a first degree misdemeanor on the second or subsequent charge. They are both punishable by jail, depends on the judge and your priors and any aggravating factors.

    Try and get a local attorney to assist you.

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  2. William David Umansky

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    Answered . this is a tough question. it depends on what county, what judge and what prosecutor you have on any given day. Hire a good competent local lawyer in your county to help navigate the system.

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  3. John Skyler Riordan

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    Answered . The prosecutor will not care why you drove. If you do not have a valid license do not drive. Both are punishable by jail. The more cases the more likely jail will be considered by the prosecution.

    John S. Riordan, Esq., RIORDAN & HERMAN, PL., West Palm Beach, FL, (561) 650-8291. Mr. Riordan is a former Palm... more
  4. John Michael Phillips

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    Answered . I agree with my colleagues.

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